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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Thursday it's selling shale assets to Southwestern Energy Co. for $5.375 billion. The assets based in the Southern Marcellus Shale and a portion of the Eastern Utica Shale in West Virginia comprise 413,000 net acres and 1,500 wells, as well as the property, plants and equipment that go with them. The average net daily production from the …

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